Carbon Management, Technologies, and Trends in Mediterranean Ecosystems

Carbon Management, Technologies, and Trends in Mediterranean Ecosystems


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This book pursues a unique approach, investigating both the ecological and socio-economic aspects of carbon management in Mediterranean ecosystems. All chapters are based on papers originally presented at the 1st Istanbul Carbon Summit, held at Istanbul Technical University, 2–4 April, 2014, and revised following a peer-review process.

The book addresses the summit’s three main themes – carbon management, carbon technologies, and carbon trends – while also offering chapters on the economic aspects of carbon management and the ecological aspects of the carbon cycle. The chapters on economic aspects analyze the carbon trade and its institutional, political, and legislative structures in different Mediterranean nations, while those on ecological aspects review the discourse on and analysis of the related ecological factors and their feedback due to governance processes.

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ISBN-13: 9783319450360
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 12/23/2016
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Soil Carbon Impacts on Functionality and Environmental Sustainability.- New World Atlas of Desertification and Issues of Carbon Sequestration, Organic Carbon Stocks, Nutrient Depletion and Implications for Food Security.- Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics as Influenced by Land Use and Climate.- EU Emissions Trading Scheme Application in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania from 2008 to 2012.- Indigenous Egyptian Nubians and Climate Change Mitigation.- Carbon Trading via Exports: Comparison of the Emissions Embodied in Exports in China and Turkey.- Energy–Economy–Ecology–Engineering (4E) Integrated Approach for GHG Inventories.- Cost-Benefit Assessment of Implementing LULUCF Accounting Rules in Turkey.- Carbon Certification of Afforestation/ Reforestation Areas in Turkey.- Carbon Sequestration and Mycorrhizae in Turkish Soils.

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